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San Miguel de Allende is a beautiful colonial city in Mexico . It is situated in the state Guanajuato, about 250 km from the capital city Ciudad de México . It has more than 80,000 inhabitants today. San Miguel de Allende was added to the World Heritage Site List UNESCO in 2008. In 2010, the magazine “Travel and Leisure“ proclaimed the city the fourth most popular tourist destination in the world (more information available here ) .

Historical monuments

San Miguel de Allende is a picturesque city that has preserved its colonial character up to now. It has been a national cultural monument since 1926. The most significant monument in the city is the pink gothic church La Parroquia, which dominates the whole city. You may also visit the "Temple of the Nuns" and many other religious and civil building built in the Mexican baroque style. The whole historical center is a unique example of the development of a colonial city in central Mexico.

Instituto Allende

San Miguel de Allende is a city of art. The Instituto Allende, the intellectual center of science and art founded in 1951, is seated there. Local artists and many Canadians and Americans live there.

Entertainment and tourist services

San Miguel de Allende can boast rich cultural life. Various theater performances, lectures and art courses (also in English) regularly take place there. The most important event is the San Miguel Music Festival in December that presents the best Mexican and world artists.

Accommodation

San Miguel de Allende offers a wide range of quality accommodation, restaurants and bars.

Little bit of history

The history of the city goes back to the 16th century, to 1542, when San Miguel de Allende was founded. Its biggest boom came in the 17th and 18th century.

Transport

San Miguel de Allende is best accessible by plane. The nearest international airports are in Léon, in Querétaro or the capital Ciudad de México . From these airports, it is best to take a bus or a transfer to the city.


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GPS: 20.9167, -100.75
Foundation (year): 1542
Nearest airport: Queretaro Intercontinental Airport, 69 km
Last update: Oct 21, 2012 8:23:34 AM

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The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Pros: seaside stays
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Cons: far from the airport, often rain showers
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet business travel (industry): textile, IT
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Suitable for: study
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Why to go there?: old&new architecture, historical centre

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